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That is it for the first Semi-Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel: we have the results! Ten countries have qualified for the Grand Final, which takes places this Saturday 18 May at Expo Tel Aviv.
The following ten countries have qualified for the Grand Final (in order of announcement):
Greece - Katerine
Duska with Better Love
Belarus - ZENA with Like It
Serbia - Nevene Božović with Kruna
Cyprus - Tamta
Estonia - Victor Crone with Storm
Czech Republic - Lake Malawi with Friend Of A Friend
Australia - Kate Miller-Heidke
with Zero Gravity
Iceland - Hatari with Hatrið mun sigra
San Marino - Serhat with Say Na Na Na
Slovenia - Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl with Sebi.
The final result has been determined through a combination of jury and televotes. The televote took place tonight during the live broadcast of the show and the jury cast their vote while watching the second Dress Rehearsal that was held on Monday 13 May.
The 17 countries participating in the first Semi-Final, as well as France, Spain and Israel, could vote in the show. The ten finalists will participate in the Grand Final this Saturday alongside the ten countries who will qualify in the second Semi-Final this Thursday
and the 6 pre-qualified countries, the 'Big Five' and host country Israel.